Matthew Alfred PORTEUS was born bet. October and December, 1880 in Jarrow, Durham, England. He married Mary Ann KNIBBS 03 August 1901 in Windsor District, Berkshire, England. He died 17 May 1931 in New Windsor, Berkshire, England. Mary Ann KNIBBS, daughter of James KNIBBS and Matilda WILKINS , was born bet. January and March, 1874 in Old Windsor, Berkshire, England. She died bet. July and September, 1957 in Windsor District, Berkshire, England.


Children of Matthew Alfred PORTEUS and Mary Ann KNIBBS are:
1. Mary L PORTEUS, b. bet. July and September, 1912
2. Henrietta PORTEUS, b. bet. April and June, 1902
3. George Matthew PORTEUS, b. 23 November 1903
4. James PORTEUS, b. bet. October and December, 1905

Marriage Notes for Matthew Alfred PORTEUS\Mary Ann KNIBBS:

Other Marriages/Unions for Mary Ann KNIBBS:
See ? & Mary Ann KNIBBS


Notes for Matthew Alfred PORTEUS:

Matthew was the son of son of William Porteus and Mary Crawley.

We can see Matthew as a young boy living with his parents in 1881 in South Shields, County Durham:
William Porteus Head Mar 33 Ship Plater South Shields Durham
Mary Porteus Wife Mar 31 Blyth Northumberland
John Wm Porteus Son 7 Wardlan Colliery Durham
Ambrose Coe Porteus Son 5 Jarrow Durham
Henrietta Porteus Daur 3 Jarrow Durham
Matthew Alfred Porteus Son 6 m Jarrow Durham
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Matthew married Mary Knibbs in 1901.
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In 1911, Matthew was living at 4 Adelaide Cotts, Old Windsor, Berkshire, England, with his wife and two children:
Matthew Porteus Head Married M 30 Bootmaker Jarrow On Lane Durham
Mary Porteus Wife Married (9 years) F 36 Old Windsor, Berks
George Porteus Son M 7 Old Windsor Berks
James Porteus Son M 5 Dunston on Lyne Durham

They'd had 4 children up to 1911, but one died as an infant. Their daughter Henrietta was living with Mary's parents when the census was taken.

Sources for Matthew Alfred PORTEUS:

  1. FreeBMD,
  2. Personal Contact with Mark Gee,
  3. 1911 British Census,

Notes for Mary Ann KNIBBS:

Sources for Mary Ann KNIBBS:

  1. 1901 City Directory for Southington,
  2. 1901 British Census,
  3. FreeBMD,
  4. 1911 British Census,
  5. GRO England & Wales,

Notes for Mary L PORTEUS:

Sources for Mary L PORTEUS:

  1. FreeBMD,

Notes for Henrietta PORTEUS:

Sources for Henrietta PORTEUS:

  1. 1911 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD,

Notes for George Matthew PORTEUS:

Sources for George Matthew PORTEUS:

  1. FreeBMD,
  2. 1911 British Census,
  3. GRO England & Wales,

Notes for James PORTEUS:

Sources for James PORTEUS:

  1. 1911 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD,